“If I do not like something the it must be bad”. This is human psychology. The ego makes oneself the center of ones own universe and if something doesn’t fit ones egoistic conception then it is “WRONG”.
– Radhanath Swami
The mercy of the Supreme is infinitely stronger than our egos, insecurities, and self-destructive tendencies so it’s neither helpful nor healthy to unduly castigate ourselves for our shortcomings. – Radhanath Swami
When you have an ego, you are limited to your own strengths and weaknesses. But if you are totally surrendered to God, nothing is impossible for you. – Radhanath Swami
Do everything you have to do, but not with greed, not with ego, not with lust, not with envy;but with love, compassion, humility and devotion. This is the teaching of the Bhagavad-Gita. – Radhanath Swami
The nature of one who has ultimate love for God, and the nature of one who can give that love to others–is that he/she has no false ego. – Radhanath Swami
Surrender means surrender of our ego. -Radhanath Swami
The false ego makes a person think, “I am the best, therefore my family must be the best, my caste must be the best, my home must be best, my religion must be best and everything about me must be best.” This misconception of ‘I and mine,’ is the cause of great wars all over the… Continue reading Radhanath Swami on The Cause of War
Faith spiritualizes our mind, intelligence and senses. It purifies the ego. When we see things based on such faith, we can see things as they are. – Radhanath Swami
Telling people of some wonderful service that we have done in a boastful way, nullifies the credit of the service. May not be on the eternal platform, but in our conscious condition we won’t be able to reap the real benefits of that service. – Radhanath Swami
Speaking in such a way as to hurt another person’s heart out of carelessness, envy or ego.
-By Radhanath Swami